Maria Miller is attempting to take credit for measures started elsewhere
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Wednesday 21 April 2010
A consultant paediatrician, who was struck off the medical register after he allegedly accused a grieving mother of murdering her son, has won the latest round in his legal battle to save his career.
Wednesday 14 April 2010
A council was criticised for the way it investigated complaints that a young boy was left alone with a convicted child abuser, it was reported today.
Wednesday 24 March 2010
A second bishop was dramatically removed from the Catholic hierarchy in Ireland over child sex abuse scandals tonight, with another three senior clerics expected to face the same fall from grace.
Saturday 06 March 2010
Social workers should be under a legal duty to see any children who might be at risk on their own during the course of a protection inquiry, the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children said today.
Sunday 24 January 2010
Why should the full version of the serious case review of the Edlington child torturers be withheld from publication? It was instructive how Ed Balls, the Secretary of State for Children, chose to defend its suppression, on BBC 2's Newsnight on Friday. First he said it was a matter for Ofsted, the education regulator, which has recently extended its remit from schools to children's social services. Ofsted said that the serious case review was a good report, said Mr Balls, and it said that the executive summary, which has been published, was a good report. As if that should be the end of the matter.
Tuesday 05 January 2010
The mother of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne is improving in hospital and has started to talk again, it was disclosed today.
Monday 28 December 2009
An urgent review has been ordered after a confidential child protection report drawn up by staff at the council involved in the Baby P scandal was left on a train, a spokesman for the authority said today.
Thursday 24 December 2009
The mother of murdered schoolgirl Sarah Payne was in a "life-threatening condition" today after being rushed to hospital with complications after brain surgery.
Wednesday 16 December 2009
A Government plan to crack down on parents who educate their children at home will be rejected today by MPs.
Wednesday 16 December 2009
Thursday 05 November 2009
Saturday 31 October 2009
A girl who wants to become the youngest person to sail solo around the world is still too inexperienced to be allowed to set off on her quest, a court ruled yesterday.
Monday 19 October 2009
Channel 4 has been cleared of putting child welfare at risk with a series in which under-12s lived without adults for a fortnight, prompting a flood of complaints.
Monday 12 October 2009
- 1 Serena Williams apologises after comment that rape victim 'shouldn't have put herself in that position'
- 2 Disability campaigners celebrate 'victory' after government rethink over plans to make it more difficult to claim disability benefits
- 3 Bankers could face jail after report urges the Government to introduce new criminal offence for reckless management
- 4 Breaking the Silence: In the reality of occupation, there are no Palestinian civilians – only potential terrorists
- 5 We never knew Nigella Lawson - and we still don’t